Friday, September 23, 2011

Library 2.011 Worldwide Virtual Conference in November

Library 2.011 WorldWide Virtual Conference
The Library 2.011 conference is upcoming on 2 & 3 November 2011. 
The conference will be online and available across multiple time zones. It is a free attend.

All we need to do to be updated about the latest news and conference updates is to sign up at the Library 2.0 network.

The Library 2.011 conference is a unique chance to participate in a global conversation on the current and future state of libraries. Subject strands include the changing roles of libraries and librarians, the increasing impact of digital media and the e-book revolution, open educational resources, digital literacy, shifts from information consumption to production (Web 2.0), multimedia and gaming spaces, libraries as community centers, the growth of individualized and self-paced learning, the library as the center of new learning models, understanding users in the digital age, assessing service delivery, and defining leadership and information professional careers in a networked and changing world. - Library 2.011 Conference

Steve Hargadon, the Co-Chair of Library 2.011 sent out an email to remind participants to spread the word as far and wide as possible for a globally inclusive conference. They have sign-ups from 135 countries so far!

The hashtag for the conference is #LIB2011
It is great to be able to connect with our peers globally in the virtual domain.

Library 2.0 - "The future of libraries in the digital age!"

Blog post by Karen du Toit, Archivist in the SABC Radio Archives

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